This is an exciting time for you and your family as your hard work and dedication culminate at your Commencement. Commencement is historic—not only in your life—but in the life of our University. We invite you to join in continuing the history and the great tradition of St. John's. Your participation greatly enriches the excitement of the celebration.
Our Commencement ceremonies include the conferral of degrees and certificates on all of our graduates, the recognition of each graduate by name, a Commencement address, and the awarding of honorary degrees to distinguished individuals.
St. John's University's 2019 Commencement Exercises schedule
You are an integral part of the St. John's experience for our graduates, and we invite you to participate in this year's Commencement Exercises.
The Queens Graduate Level Commencement Exercises will be held separately by school and college as noted in the Calendar of Events.
The Queens Undergraduate Commencement Exercises will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at 10 a.m. on the Great Lawn of the Queens campus, rain or shine.
The Staten Island Commencement Exercises will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 10 a.m. in Carnesecca Arena on the Queens campus.
The Rome Commencement Exercises will take place on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the courtyard of the Rome campus, rain or shine. We invite all eligible students to join us!